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Leyla Ozgur Alhassen, Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience

Leyla Ozgur Alhassen, Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience 108 Journal of Qur’anic Studies Qur’an translation and tafsīr as well as religious debates in the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic. JOHANNA PINK University of Freiburg DOI: 10.3366/jqs.2022.0520 NOTES 1 M. Brett Wilson, Translating the Qur’an in an Age of Nationalism. Print Culture and Modern Islam in Turkey (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). 2 See Peter G. Riddell, Malay Court Religion, Culture and Language: Interpreting the Qur’an in 17th Century Aceh, Texts and Studies on the Qur’an, v. 12 (Leiden–Boston: Brill, 2017). Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience. By Leyla Ozgur Alhassen. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Pp. 175. ISBN 9781474483179. The Qur’an famously argues that it tells the best stories (Q12:3); Leyla Ozgur Alhassen’s monograph Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience explores how these stories are told through a variety of literary ways. The aim of the monograph is to come closer to our understanding of how God, the narrator, uses narrative techniques and rhetoric in Qur’anic stories to reinforce the Qur’anic argument about key divine concepts (p. 3). The literary approach used in the book can be placed within a current trend in the field of Qur’anic studies which methodologically examines the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Qur'anic Studies Edinburgh University Press

Leyla Ozgur Alhassen, Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience

Journal of Qur'anic Studies , Volume 24 (3): 7 – Oct 1, 2022

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108 Journal of Qur’anic Studies Qur’an translation and tafsīr as well as religious debates in the late Ottoman Empire and the early Turkish Republic. JOHANNA PINK University of Freiburg DOI: 10.3366/jqs.2022.0520 NOTES 1 M. Brett Wilson, Translating the Qur’an in an Age of Nationalism. Print Culture and Modern Islam in Turkey (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). 2 See Peter G. Riddell, Malay Court Religion, Culture and Language: Interpreting the Qur’an in 17th Century Aceh, Texts and Studies on the Qur’an, v. 12 (Leiden–Boston: Brill, 2017). Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience. By Leyla Ozgur Alhassen. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Pp. 175. ISBN 9781474483179. The Qur’an famously argues that it tells the best stories (Q12:3); Leyla Ozgur Alhassen’s monograph Qur’anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience explores how these stories are told through a variety of literary ways. The aim of the monograph is to come closer to our understanding of how God, the narrator, uses narrative techniques and rhetoric in Qur’anic stories to reinforce the Qur’anic argument about key divine concepts (p. 3). The literary approach used in the book can be placed within a current trend in the field of Qur’anic studies which methodologically examines the

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Published: Oct 1, 2022

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